Bee Links, Clubs, and Organization

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Brands & Businesses To Bee Or Not To Bee Recommends

To Bee represents Dadant, Brushy Mountain, Maxant Industries Pierco, Bee Quick, Glory Bee, Honey Bee Healthy, Western Bee and numerous local Colorado craftsmen.

Highland Honey Bees. Offering bee packages, queens, and artisanal handcrafted honey from Boulder County Colorado. Tim Brod (303) 514-9257, tim@highlandbees.com.

Rocky Mountain Bee Removal, Rescue, and Education, LLC. Offers no-kill bee relocation. Gregg, (720) 934-6176 or thebeeguru@q.com.

Beekeeping Clubs

Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA)
Ed Colby, president, president@coloradobeekeepers.org
Rebecca Sunderlin, secretary, rebecca.sunderlin@dhs.gov
The oldest beekeeping association in Colorado, organized in Denver in 1880.

Boulder County Beekeepers Association (BCBA)
Miles McGaughey, president, (720) 771-4304
Margaret Rogers, secretary, info@bouldercountybeekeepers.org
Mostly Boulder-area hobbyists; some qualify for the term “community beekeeper.”

Denver Beekeepers Association (Denver Bee)
Marygael Meister, president, (303) 482-6362, denverbees@gmail.com
Check out the calendar on the website for upcoming meetings and other events.

Highland Beekeeping Club (HLBKClub)
John Mekis, president, jmekis@yahoo.com
John Barter, secretary, beemanjack@gmail.com

Mile Hive Bee Club
Kristina Williams, president, (303)830-8559, kristinahoney@gmail.com
John Swayze, secretary, secretary@milehivebeeclub.org

Mountain High Beekeepers Cooperative (MHBC)
Michael Box, president, info@mountainhighbeekeepers.org
Membership in MHBC is open to any practicing beekeeper with at least one year of experience.

Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association (NCBA)
Don Studinski, president, ncbapres@nocobees.org
Hobbyist and commercial beekeepers in northern Colorado, affiliated with CSBA.

Brighton Bee Club
Dave Swanson, President, info@brightonbee.club
(303) 552-9841

Find complete list under CSBA Clubs List.

For Your Browsing Pleasure

Here’s a cool infographic and lots of interesting pictures of the bees, wasps, and hornets of the world.  Thanks Amy!

“Busy Bees: More Coloradans tending backyard hives.” Did you see us on the front page of the Denver Post? To Bee Or Not To Bee was featured in this article in
June 2011.

“The Honey You Should Never Buy.” This article is from Mercola.com, a natural health website.

Video: Why Sustainable Beekeeping? Watch this short clip to hear one beekeeper’s philosophy behind this revolutionary idea.